Public Policy and Politics
February 26, 2014 | Events on Campus
Discussion to be held on Chinese and American views of North Korea’s nuclear program
The Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will host a public discussion on North Korea's nuclear ambitions March 5 at 4 p.m. in Room 102 of the Miller Learning Center. The discussion with feature visiting Chinese scholar and retired Major Gen. Pan Zhenqiang and University Professor Han S. Park.
February 25, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Law wins National Trial Competition regional
Recently, a team of three University of Georgia School of Law students finished in first place at the Region 5 qualifying round of the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition. This trio will now advance to the national mock trial championship to be held in Austin, Texas, during late March.
February 19, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host music industry conference
The University of Georgia School of Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host the 4th Annual Protect Athens Music Conference March 5 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. The conference will address issues relevant to the ever-evolving music scene and how to create a more sustainable music ecosystem. This event is free and open to the public.
February 18, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: Gov. Deal to discuss current legislative session at UGA event
The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will host 2014 Georgia Legislative Outlook, a discussion with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. The event will be held in Atlanta on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. at Troutman Sanders LLP, 600 Peachtree St. N.E., Suite 5200.
February 17, 2014 | Events on Campus
Political commentator to give University Lecture Feb. 27
Paul Begala, a political commentator and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, will deliver a University Lecture Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. He will speak on "Politics: Too Important to be Left to the Politicians."
February 14, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA School of Law wins National Moot Court Competition
The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the 64th Annual National Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest and most prestigious moot court competition in the country.
February 13, 2014 | Events on Campus
Symposium brings art, community together to contemplate contemporary aging
The University of Georgia Institute of Gerontology and the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art bring together art and community for a symposium focused on "Contemplating Aging." The event will be held on Feb. 23 from 2:30-5 p.m. at ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc., 160 Tracy St., Unit 4.
February 12, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: Feb. 14 law conference postponed
Due to inclement weather, the Feb. 14 conference "The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance" at the University of Georgia School of Law has been postponed. The new date is still to be determined.
February 11, 2014 | Events on Campus
Former Chinese general to assist UGA with launch of new U.S.-China colloquium
Chinese scholar and retired Gen. Pan Zhenqiang will be at the University of Georgia Feb. 14-March 15 to give a series of workshops and panels with UGA faculty as well as to help establish the U.S.-China New Relationship Colloquium.
February 11, 2014 | Events on Campus
‘An Encounter with Lillian Smith’ to be presented at UGA Libraries Feb. 22
Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum will present a "Jordan is So Chilly: An Encounter with Lillian Smith," a solo performance drawn largely from unpublished autobiographical writings by the author. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. A reception will follow.
February 10, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law hosts public interest law conference
The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 9th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference on March 1 beginning at 10 a.m. in Hirsch Hall. This event focuses on practical approaches to lawyering that promote social justice and the protection of human rights.
February 10, 2014 | Expert Voice
UGA law prof available for comment on USPS financial services proposal
A new proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General suggests the agency could offer financial services, and a University of Georgia faculty member and expert on the subject, Mehrsa Baradaran, says this could be beneficial to underbanked consumers and those on the lower end of the socioeconomic scale.
February 7, 2014 | Events on Campus
Conference to explore intersection of public health and environmental law
The University of Georgia School of Law's 26th Annual Red Clay Conference, titled "Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Conversations from Environmental Law and Public Health Perspectives," will be held Feb. 28 starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. The daylong symposium will address the intersection of public health and environmental law.
February 6, 2014 | General News
UGA experts available to comment on the Farm Bill’s impact on Georgians
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences department of agricultural and applied economics has experts available to comment on the impacts the farm bill may have on Georgians
February 6, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host judicial ethics conference
The University of Georgia School of Law is hosting the 14th Annual Legal Ethics and Professionalism Symposium titled "Who Are They to Judge? Ethical and Professionalism Issues Facing the Bench." The day-long event will be held Feb. 21, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom in Hirsch Hall located on North Campus.